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  • Published: 4 April 1995
  • ISBN: 9780099533313
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496
  • RRP: $19.99

V.



The first novel by the incomparable Thomas Pynchon.

The quest for V. sweeps us through sixty years and a panorama of Alexandria, Paris, Malta, Florence, Africa and New York. But who, where or what is V.? Bawdy, sometimes sad and frequently hilarious, V. as become a modern classic.

This is the first novel by the author of Gravity's Rainbow, and a profoundly impressive and original work in its own right.

  • Published: 4 April 1995
  • ISBN: 9780099533313
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon is the author of V.,The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity's Rainbow, Slow Learner, a collection of short stories, Vineland, Mason and Dixon, Against the Day,Inherent Vice and, most recently, Bleeding Edge. He received the National Book Award for Gravity's Rainbow in 1974.

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Praise for V.

A remarkable book

Sunday Telegraph

Screwballs chase alligators in sewers in a chaotic and worlwide chase for V., while literary styles, brilliant and bizarre, chase each other

Books and Bookmen

The book sails with majesty through caverns measureless to man. Few books haunt the waking or sleeping mind, but this is one

Time

Mr Pynchton writes with enormous skill and virtuosity

Times Literary Supplement.

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